Case Studies

A national integration unlocks patient empowerment in Wales - Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University (ABMU) Health Board had a bold vision to promote self efficacy and unlock patient empowerment across Wales. Armed with a team of passionate changemakers, they looked for a solution that would enable patients to be more involved in their care by securely providing access to their own health records . As a multi-award winning tool designed… Read More
Better care leads to savings in Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (SASH) introduced PKB to help IBD patients to self-manage their condition and remotely communicate with their clinical team. Read More
Better communication leads to better care for HIV patients - FeaturedNews 9 October 2020 by Gurpreet Sarai Derriford Hospital in Plymouth became one of the first NHS hospital trusts in the UK to use Patients Know Best (PKB) to manage the care of its entire cohort of HIV patients – through a pilot study supported by Janssen, a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson. Sexual Health and HIV Consultant, Dr… Read More
Remote monitoring facilitates the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Luton and Dunstable NHS Foundation Trust are using Patients Know Best to remotely monitor patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Read More
A personal story leads to a local solution in Torbay and South Devon - In 2011, Gary Hotine, Health Informatics Service Director, at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust (TSDFT), contacted Patients Know Best (PKB) looking for a solution to join up communication between healthcare services and patients or carers. However, unlike others, Gary’s story was personal and as he said: “it was a family problem that led me to discover and use… Read More
Transitioning teenagers from paediatrics to adult care - Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is home to a leading gastroenterology department caring for some of the most poorly children and teenagers across the country and beyond. The department cares for children and teenagers suffering from intestinal failure – a highly complex condition which requires a nightly treatment of nutrients to be infused into the bloodstream – something usually administered… Read More
Pioneering aftercare for trauma patients – North Bristol NHS Trust - Patients treated at a major trauma centre in Bristol are the first in the country to receive digital eRehabilitation Prescriptions following discharge from hospital. Read More